- 2 Mexican gray wolves die during annual government count Updated: Feb-02-16 6:33 pm
PHOENIX - Wildlife officials are investigating the deaths of two Mexican gray wolves they say were killed after being struck by a field team's tranquilizer darts.
- Wolves who survived wildfire now living on Arizona preserve Updated: Feb-01-16 11:11 am
KINGMAN, Arizona - Four wolves that survived a California wildfire by burrowing underground are now living in an Arizona wildlife preserve.
- Wolf management reaching new levels of success in region Updated: Jan-24-16 12:24 pm
MISSOULA, Montana - Aggressively dealing with wolves that kill livestock works better than a gradual approach, according to research in Montana.
- Montana wildlife managers investigate wolf spotting report Updated: Jan-23-16 2:03 pm
THREE FORKS, Montana - Montana wildlife managers are investigating reports of a wolf in the Three Forks area in the southwest part of the state.
- Some want to block Wisconsin coyote hunting contest Updated: Jan-22-16 3:50 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - As the sun begins to set this weekend in northern Wisconsin, hunters will start to gather at Main Street Ed's in the small town of Argonne, coyote carcasses in tow. Some will only have one; others could bring in a half-dozen or more.
- Finland to start 2nd govt-sanctioned trial wolf hunt Updated: Jan-22-16 12:00 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Beginning Saturday, Finland is holding a second government-sanctioned trial wolf hunt in what authorities say is an attempt to manage numbers and curb poaching.
- Senator moves to halt proposed ban on Alaska predator hunts Updated: Jan-21-16 7:35 am
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan is looking to stop a proposed U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ban on some bear, wolf and coyote hunts on federal wildlife refuges in the state.
- Senate panel backs bill to drop wolf protections in 4 states Updated: Jan-20-16 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON - A Senate committee has approved a Republican amendment to strip federal protection from gray wolves in three Great Lakes states and Wyoming. The measure also prohibits courts from intervening in those states on behalf of the embattled predator.
- Aerial operations for Mexican wolf population survey begins Updated: Jan-20-16 9:30 am
PINETOP, Arizona - Aerial operations for the annual Mexican gray wolf population survey have begun in Arizona and New Mexico.
- Suspicion over federal wolf plan spreads to Colorado, Utah Updated: Jan-17-16 12:22 pm
DENVER - Suspicion over federal plans to restore endangered Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest has spread to Colorado and Utah, where ranchers and officials are fiercely resisting any attempt to import the predators.
- Lawmakers seek to ratify wolf's removal from endangered list Updated: Jan-15-16 6:04 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Two Republican state lawmakers are trying to thwart a lawsuit filed by environmental groups over a decision to remove the gray wolf from Oregon's Endangered Species Act list.
- Colorado Springs zoo euthanizes Mexican gray wolf Updated: Jan-15-16 4:31 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo officials say that Weeko the Mexican gray wolf has died.
- Wildlife advocates hold rallies to save Mexican gray wolf Updated: Jan-14-16 7:11 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Wildlife advocates chided state government leaders in four Western states on Thursday for trying to keep land out of a potential recovery zone for Mexican gray wolves, an endangered species.
- Oregon-based gray wolf returns from California Updated: Jan-14-16 3:34 pm
KLAMATH COUNTY, Oregon - Oregon wildlife officials say the gray wolf that took a brief jaunt into Northern California is back in Klamath County.
- Colorado commission opposes introducing Mexican gray wolves Updated: Jan-13-16 10:05 pm
DENVER - The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission says it opposes any possible move by the federal government to introduce endangered Mexican gray wolves to the state, arguing they aren't native to Colorado and would threaten livestock and big game animals.
- Federal agency tentatively OKs wolf management plan Updated: Jan-10-16 3:36 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - Environmental groups are objecting to how a federal agency has developed a new management plan for handling conflicts between wolves and livestock producers in Wyoming.
- More Utah coyotes killed under state bounty program in 2015 Updated: Jan-09-16 11:54 am
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah state program that pays a bounty for dead coyotes brought in about 1,000 more carcasses last year, despite criticism after the shooting death of a well-known wolf mistaken for a coyote, according to a Division of Wildlife Resources report.
- Groups sue to stop helicopter use in Idaho wilderness area Updated: Jan-08-16 8:08 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Three environmental groups sued the U.S. Forest Service to challenge a decision allowing helicopters to land in a central Idaho wilderness area so state wildlife officials can outfit elk with tracking collars.
- Gray wolf from Oregon makes way to Northern California Updated: Jan-07-16 10:39 pm
REDDING, California - A gray wolf from Oregon has made its way into Northern California - possibly to mate - and conservationists say it's a hopeful sign of recovery for the endangered local population.